Distance from Minneapolis, MN to San Francisco, CA

Distance

1,963 mi

Time

1 day 11 hours

Gas Cost

$144 - $279

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There are 1,581.33 miles from Minneapolis to San Francisco in southwest direction and 1,963 miles (3,159.14 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Minneapolis and San Francisco are 1 day 11 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Minneapolis, MN to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Riner, WY.

Please note the time difference between Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA is 2 hours. The current time in Minneapolis is 7:49 pm and the current time in San Francisco is 5:49 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 90.90 gallons of gas to cover the route between Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Minneapolis to San Francisco is $232.71.

During the route, an average car will release 1,780.96 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.761131 and -107.562180, or 41º 45' 40.0716" N, 107º 33' 43.848" W. This location is 981.75 miles away from Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 17 hours 30 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Riner, WY, situated 958.04 miles from Minneapolis, MN and 1008.1 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 17 hours 50 mins to go from Minneapolis to Riner and 17 hours 21 mins to go from San Francisco to Riner.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Salt Lake City, UT,West Valley City, UT,Reno, NV,Roseville, CA,Sacramento, CA,Fairfield, CA,Vallejo, CA,Richmond, CA,Berkeley, CA, and Sioux Falls, SD.

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Minneapolis, MN

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

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From $18

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From $24

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Weather in Minneapolis and San Francisco

Minneapolis

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 33°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Wind Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
39° 19° 45° 27° 38° 23° 33° 21° 40° 32°
0% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 26% Rain probability 23% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 250 degrees 7 212 degrees 15 308 degrees 4 244 degrees 5 205 degrees

San Francisco

Rain on Friday and Saturday, with temperatures rising to 67°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
61° 47° 64° 52° 67° 55° 67° 55° 66° 55°
8% Rain probability 31% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 23% Rain probability
0 55 degrees 2 135 degrees 5 53 degrees 2 52 degrees 3 331 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,581.33 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,963 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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